Master's Program in Munich
MSc in International Management
The knowledge and skills gained during the MSc program in International Management in Munich will provide participants with an overall understanding of the global business world.
The MSc is available as a one-year full-time or two-year part-time program (ECTS) with start dates in October, January and March. Students completing the program earn a state-accredited MSc in International Management from the University of Roehampton in London, U.K., and a Certificate of Advanced Studies from EU Business School Switzerland in their selected major.
Students will learn the crucial elements of business and management while developing the skills required to succeed in business on an international scale.
Within the MSc degree path, you also complete an EU Certificate of Advanced Studies in one of these 11 majors:
- International Business
- Communication & Public Relations
- International Marketing
- Global Banking & Finance
- Leisure & Tourism Management
- Digital Business
- Sports Management
- Human Resources Management
- Design Management
- Blockchain Management
- A state-accredited MSc in International Management from the University of Roehampton in London, U.K.
- A Certificate of Advanced Studies from EU Business School Switzerland in the selected major
- Transformational Management & Leadership3 CH / 4 ECTS
This course introduces the knowledge framework of management and how it differs from leadership.
It examines in depth the management of processes and management functions, including organizational processes such as planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. Transformational leadership is essential in the fast-paced changing environment and students will analyze the four key elements: idealized influence, inspirational motivation, intellectual stimulation and individual consideration.
- Organizational Behavior3 CH / 4 ECTS
An analysis of organizational behavior in the context of contemporary business, both locally and globally, is presented during this course. Students will review factors affecting the behavior of individuals and groups within organizations and how organizations affect their internal culture and respond to their environments. The course will be broadly divided into three parts: (a) individuals in organizations, (b) group or team processes, and (c) organizational processes. Students will also be asked to consider current challenges for managers, such as the impact of today's rapidly changing socio-cultural environment, globalization, evolving technology and shifting employment relationships.
- Financial Reporting & Analysis3 CH / 4 ECTS
An understanding of financial and management accounting fundamentals for managers, stockholders, financial analysts and creditors and other professionals . The first part of the course focuses on financial accounting by understanding how economic events like operating activities, corporate investments and financing transactions are recorded in financial statements (i.e., income statements, balance sheets and statements of cash flow). The second part provides both a framework and the essential tools for analyzing financial statements. The third part examines management accounting from the perspective of a decision-maker to help students develop a framework for understanding managerial reports.
- Marketing in a Digital World3 CH / 4 ECTS
The course focuses on the shift of power toward the customer and on creating and capturing customer value and trust. The course also dives into understanding new customers – Gen Y and Gen Z, which are the current and next frontiers for marketers. It demonstrates how to connect with customers and discover their wants and needs, as well as examining methods for identifying new customers, market segments and target groups and for successfully communicating a product’s value proposition.
- Data Analysis for Managers3 CH / 4 ECTS
This course is designed to introduce the essential quantitative methods for analyzing business situations, making business decisions and finding optimal data- based management solutions. In this course, students will acquire a greater comprehension of the importance of the business analytical approach, particularly when dealing with complex contexts, thus minimizing risk and uncertainty. Students will explore the most important theories and practical applications of data mining, data assembly and data assessment. This course will encourage students to examine different cases critically emphasizing the role of data in drawing conclusions.
- Negotiation1 CH / 1 ECTS
The seminar focuses on the need for negotiation skills, which arises whenever joint decision making is necessary. It develops student confidence in their negotiation skills, abilities, and enables them to become better decision-makers with clear goals and objectives. A unique element of the seminar is that students experience the interaction of need, compromise, and fear-based negotiations, focusing on the possibility of losing the deal. This seminar also offers an opportunity to discover and experiment with different techniques that help lead to the desired outcomes and clearer decisions.
- Corporate Finance3 CH / 4 ECTS
This course covers the source, uses and management of corporate finance. Students learn to analyze and create alternative investment projects and to prepare corresponding budgets. Topics include the managerial approach to financial analysis, budgeting, planning and control, the management of working capital, long-term assets and long-term financing.
- People & Talent Management3 CH / 4 ECTS
This course analyses the micro-functions of human resources management and explores its importance in developing, motivating and retaining employees. Students will learn about recruitment and talent acquisition, training, mentoring and promotion, appraisal, fair compensation, conflict resolution and legal issues. The 21st century brings new challenges to the field of Human Resources (HR), owing to changing employee–employer relationships and changing employee expectations.
Throughout the course students are encouraged to consider the moral and ethical dimensions of HRM decisions, which can affect stakeholders and the organization’s reputation.
- Global Economics3 CH / 4 ECTS
International managers in industry and organizations need a comprehensive understanding of how economic, environmental, social and political change impact their work and decision making. This course examines basic economic principles used in managerial situations. Topics include: global interdependence and the benefits of trade; market forces of supply and demand; supply, demand and government policies; measuring a nation’s income and cost of living; production and growth; savings, investment and the financial systems; unemployment; the monetary system; and money and inflation.
- Strategy & Decision Making3 CH / 4 ECTS
The strategic positioning of an organization is instrumental to its success. Having a clear vision and mission that runs throughout the organization is key to both internal and external branding. To optimize the overall performance of a firm or a business unit within a firm, students learn to identify and analyze the drivers of performance and identify external changes that may affect optimal results. This course reviews the main concepts, methods and tools used in formulating strategies and implementing processes.
- Information Systems & Technology3 CH / 4 ECTS
This course provides a comprehensive overview of the functions, costs, and implications inherent in the use of Information Systems and technology today. Students explore how companies make the most of their investment for managing and tracking data as well as communicating both internally and externally at a time when global issues have led to rapid, unprecedented change, forcing companies and individuals to adapt to professional work conditions via an ever-increasing reliance on computer systems and technologies.
- Career Planning (seminar)
This seminar helps students better understand, analyze and identify future career paths. The knowledge and experience acquired during the MBA course inevitably changes the individual’s profile in the market. Reassessing that profile, preparing a new CV and perfecting a networking presentation are essential when planning for the future. The changing business environment requires a more innovative approach to job seeking, and this seminar offers practical support for finding employment after graduating.
- Communication Skills (seminar)
This seminar focuses on effective oral and written communication in a business setting. Emphasis is placed key principles that will enhance communication and effectiveness, as well as the development of skills and attitudes appropriate for business communication, especially in public speaking.
- Crafting Your Future
This two-part personal and professional development program prepares postgraduate students for becoming next generation leaders. Each session involves different learning methods, spanning both theoretical and experiential learning, and includes self-assessment tools, self-awareness techniques, role-playing, peer-interviewing, journaling, meditation and goal setting, among others. Students will find their purpose and meaning during their EU journey, hone their emotional and social intelligence skills, and determine their career anchors and occupational types.
- Specialization-specific courses I-V15 CH / 20 ECTS
- UoR Dissertation30 ECTS
Graduates of the MSc in International Management gain a solid foundation in business for careers in all sectors.
Our experienced academic department comprises entrepreneurs, consultants and business leaders to provide students with the perfect educational balance between classroom theory and real life experiential learning.
Our admissions process is quick and straightforward and our admissions department is here to help guide you through the process